Councilman Michael Thompson is a retired Special education
teacher with the Groesbeck ISD. Prior to working for GISD he was co-owner of
Buck’s Pizza in Groesbeck for 7 years. Before starting Buck’s Pizza he was a
career officer with the US Army. He retired in 2004 as a LTC.
Michael is a 1973 graduate of GHS. He graduated with a BS in
Accounting from McNeese State University in Lake Charles LA in 1981. He earned
his MBA from McNeese in 1987 while on active duty in the military. He went on
to earn a MS in Strategic Intelligence from the JMIC at Bolling AFB in
Washington DC in 1993.
During his 22-year military career he served two tours in
Germany, a tour with the US MLO Belize and several stateside tours. He was a
career military intelligence officer.
Michael is married to his wife of over 41 years, Carol
Fontenot Thompson. Together they have 3 sons and 7 grandchildren. Michael and Carol retired last summer and have been
travelling, spoiling grandchildren and spending more time with family and
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